Lodestars Anthology Japan Giveaway
Want to bag yourself a copy of the amazing, new 'Lodestars Anthology Japan'? See more details on this beautiful travel anthology, and how to win a copy, right here.
Lodestars Anthology Japan has to be one of the most beautiful travel magazines dedicated to our favourite country that we’ve come across to date.
Covering the entire country, from Taketomi Island in Okinawa right up to Asahidake in Hokkaido, this travelogue is perfect for first time or second time travellers to Japan looking for inspiration and travel secrets from those in the know.
Beautifully illustrated with drawings of picturesque onsen towns, Japanese food sketches and images from talented photographers from all over the globe, this coffee-table book is a key accessory in planning your travels to Japan. Contributors to the book include globally recognised Japanese chef Maori Murata (author of Tokyo Cult Recipes), flower artist Azuma Makoto and well-known writers on Japan such as Danielle Demetriou, Tokyo correspondent for The Telegraph.
To give you an idea of what to expect from the book, we’ve included a short extract from one of the travel stories for you to enjoy:
Wild Art by Danielle Demetriou“The sun is about to rise. I am lying flat on my back on a futon laid out upon a tatami mat floor, a cloud-like duvet pushed up to my chin to keep out the morning chill while my eyes stare wide open. This does not mean that I am looking inanely at a boring white ceiling while suffering from insomnia – fortunately the reality is a little more dreamlike. I am in fact gazing at a patch of slowly-awakening sky through a perfectly square skylight cut into the roof, created courtesy of the American artist James Turrell. My encounter with the artwork above my head takes place at a location that is as unexpected as it is remote – inside the confines of the traditional wooden House of Light, created by Turrell among the snow-shrouded mountains of rural Niigata Prefecture in northwest Japan…”
If you’re keen to read more of Lodestars Japan – we have great news! We’ve got three copies to give away to lucky SeeJapan readers. To enter this giveaway, please email: [email protected] with your name and address with ‘Lodestars’ in the subject line. We will randomly select the winner at the end of May, and post the books in the first week of June. Best of luck with your entries!
Alternatively, if you’d like to purchase your own fabulous copy of Lodestars, you can do so online here: lodestarsanthology.co.uk/.